Official launch of AL-INVEST Green IPRs: conference on the socio-economic importance of IPRs and the challenges of sustainable growth

    Montevideo, 09 November 2022. Component 3 of the Green AL-INVEST programme, which focuses on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), will carry out the next 21 November at its headquarters in Montevideo, UruguayThe day will mark the official inauguration of its Action in the region.

    For the occasion, a conference in hybrid format entitled "The socio-economic importance of intellectual property and the challenges of sustainable growth".. The aim is to highlight the socio-economic importance of IPRs for innovation and economic development, based on studies carried out in the European Union and Latin America.

    This inaugural event of AL-INVEST Green DPI will allow for analyse some of the challenges and opportunities posed by intellectual property rights in line with the objectives of the European Green Pactsuch as achieving sustainable growth in Latin America based on innovation or the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG).

    To the event key regional partners of AL-INVEST Green DPI will be in attendance. High-level representatives of intellectual and industrial property offices from several countries are invited.


    About AL-INVEST Green

    AL-INVEST Verde is a European Union (EU) programme whose main objective is to promote sustainable growth and job creation in Latin America by supporting the transition towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and more circular economy. Through Component 3, AL-INVEST Green IPR, led by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the programme seeks to achieve greater use and effectiveness of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in the region, particularly in the MERCOSUR countries, to boost opportunities for research cooperation and stimulate competitiveness and sustainable innovation.

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